City Councilman Corey Johnson spent $70,000 to combat garbage.
Three new drop-off locations recently opened in Eastern Queens.
Councilman Steven Matteo said his district had a reported 200 percent increase in fines issued.
Steven Frosch was killed by a street sweeper in Maspeth last week.
The Snug Harbor Apartments are the first sites of city clothing and electronics recycling on the island.
The protest was in response to the city's plan to remove trees on the site of a planned ramp.
The trees are set to be ripped up at the Asphalt Green athletic complex Friday.
Protect yourself against identity theft by shredding your personal documents at this year's Shred Fest.
Kathryn Garcia will take over the Sanitation Department when John Doherty leaves at the end of March.
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